When government frightens us into silence

by Andrew Napolitano -- "Chilling" is the word lawyers use to describe governmental behavior that does not directly interfere with constitutionally protected freedoms, but rather tends to deter folks from exercising them. more…

NSA: Spying on 900,000 innocents

by Andrew Napolitano -- In what appears to be one of Edward Snowden's final revelations, the former CIA and NSA agent has demonstrated conclusively that the National Security Agency has collected and more…

The end of due process

by Andrew Napolitano -- After a brief holiday last week, I returned to some heavy reading courtesy of the federal government. Some of the materials I read were gratifying, and one was more…

Why take sides in ancient religious civil war?

by Andrew Napolitano -- As we watch the collapsing government in Baghdad surrounded by a highly disciplined and serious force of Sunni-oriented fighters that has taken control of the most populous third more…

Beware a beneficent government

by Andrew Napolitano -- The president is an ardent progressive. This dastardly philosophy of government was brought into the American mainstream 100 years ago by a Republican, Theodore Roosevelt, and a Democrat, more…

Obama's prisoner swap: Criminal

by Andrew Napolitano -- On the same weekend that the secretary of veterans affairs resigned amidst the scandal of veterans dying before the government's doctors could treat them in government hospitals, on more…

No place to hide under spying feds

by Andrew Napolitano -- With heart-pounding suspense, John le Carre-like intrigue and Jeffersonian fidelity to the principles of human freedom, Glenn Greenwald has just published "No Place to Hide." The book, which more…

A dog whistle to the left

by Andrew Napolitano -- I am not a fan of former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner. He presided over the politically conceived, patently unconstitutional and anti-free market taxpayer bailouts of banks, more…

Finding the truth about Benghazi

by Andrew Napolitano -- When the White House, in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request filed by the fearless private watchdog group Judicial Watch, turned over an email about more…